This photoshop hotkey tutorial will demonstrate how to create a flip canvas hotkey using the Actions menu. This tip saves me the headache of having to reach up to the file menu and going through the steps to flip your canvas horizontally (or vertically). Learn how to create a hotkey using the actions menu so you can flip your canvas with the press of a button. This little tip saves me lots of time and really speeds up my work flow.
Of course, flipping your canvas while you work is good practice. This tutorial is great for photoshop users and digital artists of all levels.
This video is demonstrates how to construct the limbs (how the draw the limbs) during a figure quick sketch drawing. The video demonstrates basic figure construction of the arms and legs. Topics covered include gesture drawing, anatomy and landmarks. There are examples from 3 different poses. Narrated by the artist.
Now that we know how to lay-in the torso, well at least from the front view. Let’s construct the limbs to give our figure some arms and legs.
The approach from the torso study tutorial is sometimes called a “construction” approach. It’s a methodical way to observe and de-construct the figure. Besides construction, there are other considerations when laying in the figure. For example, gesture and rhythms are what animate our figure drawing and give it life.
For this tutorial, I will use a a combination of construction and rhythms. It all depends on what the pose is giving me. Some poses the structure is prominent (or can be made prominent), in some poses the gesture (and thus the rhythms) are very interesting. Bottom line, good observation leads to good judgment and good judgment leads to good marks and so on. So always observe, observe, observe. Speaking of observation…